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if you care about humans. this is why you should watch only on all g dot com. the latest news and the week's top stories sealed with a handshake moscow and washington agree on a roadmap to eliminate chemical weapons from syria averting for now a u.s. strike on the country. cause for conflict our teammates in prison for an extremist who have been fighting on the side of the syrian opposition to find out why they joined this civil war. if. we take a look at europe's drift to the right is a populist anti immigration party in norway which mass murder anders breivik was once a member of is said to play a key role in the country's government. are
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you watching the weekly here in r.t. coming to you live from moscow with me and very far. syria's chemical weapons must be removed or destroyed by the middle of next year under a deal reached by the u.s. and russia there are six key points in the groundbreaking agreement so let's take a look at what they are firstly the exact quantity of syria's chemical weapons will be determined and put under international control but first syria will have to submit a full list of its stockpiles within a week after that these arms can be destroyed under the chemical weapons convention international inspectors will get immediate access to weapons storage facilities speak in the destruction process but if syria doesn't comply it could lead to a chapter seven u.n. security council resolution which allows the use of force but is artes and he said now he reports this deal doesn't necessarily mean that the threat of a u.s.
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strike is no longer looming over syria. signed sealed and if delivered it could see syria hand over its chemical weapons stockpiles russia and the u.s. agreed on a six point plan after a week of talks i think the main factor is the willingness of russia to take responsibility and russia taking the lead russia making some proposal this is really changing the whole figure of the whole three young army of the of the situation the plan is seen as a last diplomatic push to prevent a military intervention into syria there can be no games no room for avoidance or anything less than full compliance by the regime in the event of noncompliance we have committed to impose measures under chapter seven within the u.n. security council all sides including rebel groups will be responsible for the safety
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of international inspectors and will have to provide free access to the sites well of course this does not mean every time a violation is reported actions will be taken with a massively who first have to verify and review such reports because there are a lot of complications along these surrounding this issue and we have to be very careful most of russia is still wary of u.s. threats of course but more than welcomes the u. turn in for rhetoric from the white house obama seemed more in their brand new tack at the r word and he was forced to back off on a policy that very a week ago he was committed to launch a bombing campaign and i think the russian leadership and the american people have boxed the men but some experts aren't convinced that this step by the ousted regime with u.s. and russian support will be enough he also has some american commentators pointed
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out leaves the way open to do to assert what the americans did to the. if you could offer after all agreed to give up his chemical weapons his various of the vocal range weapons and then a few years later he was attacked and the rebels immediate rejection of these latest diplomatic efforts makes it clear their pursuit for foreign intervention is not over damascus now has until next weekend to provide the un with a complete list of its stockpiles if continues to cooperate will it be enough to push for peace without the cooperation of the rebels and their supporters and he's now a r.t. moscow on wednesday russia's president stated his case against military intervention in syria to the american people in an open letter published by the new york times for the move putin laid out the reasons saying such a move would not only be ineffective but also dangerous and there's already a response being planned by one of america's high profile politicians lindsey
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friends as a look about what the russian president had to say. one of the biggest parts of it was the need for international law that the united nations should not go the way of the league of nations it's got to be valid then he went on to speak about the poisonous gas possibly used in syria itself and the danger surrounding the way we go in and deal with that let's listen to what he wrote about that no one doubts the poison gas was used in syria but there is every reason to believe it was used not by the syrian army but by opposition forces to provoke intervention by the foreign patrons who would be siding with the fundamentalists reports that militants are preparing another attack this time against israel cannot be ignored another thing he addresses that to garner a strong reaction from many americans was what is so often heard in american
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political speeches it's that of the so called american exceptionalism that since america is often motivated to act based on moralistic reasons it is therefore exceptional greater better or separate and he points out that that is a very slippery slope and a dangerous mentality for any any nation to have it is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional whatever the motivation different but when we ask for the lord's blessings we must not forget that god created us equal media has turned out reports of senator mccain expressing a wish to pen his own editorial in russian publication probably that however a little confusion popped up because it wasn't known whether he was referencing probably the printed publication the communist party mouthpiece all through soviet times and it must be said not exactly in new york times of russian media however there is another problem. ru the news website at times very of on guard now however
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surprise the russian public may have been hearing this one person stepped forward to offer mccain a spot on television that's right a presenter with rosia television channel said he would like to offer mccain a spot on his interview show so mccain has many invitations. the syrian opposition consists of many extremist factions who is now missing klute fighters from abroad parties refund oceanus spoke to two of those foreign rebels to find out how and why they joined opposition forces in the syrian civil war i this may look like an ordinary farewell amongst friends but the man in the long as lama coat is a suicide bomber leaving on his final journey. this is his last conversation with us elder brother in a car that is supposed to take him to the loser of the central prison in aleppo syria and then explode sending him to paradise according to his beliefs these clips
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were found on the laptop taken from a wanted man seen in the food age who is now in a syrian prison he calls himself rausch own and says he came to syria from the former soviet republic to fight. a group called murat approached me a year ago and convinced me that muslims in syria are being oppressed and killed and that i should go and take up arms against assad for world jihad and help establish a caliphate that will extend worldwide to europe america and everywhere his nicht into syria last january through turkey in istanbul two men who said they were from al qaeda and accompanied him to syria where he joined a large woman brigade run by an egyptian jihad is my job was mainly to prepare bombs for cars the rim any people all from different countries are teachers showed us how to make bombs which ingredients to use and how exactly to cook it. one of
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his recent assignments was analytical prison bowman last may the man you saw in the fan well he did was driving the car the russian prepared russian brought his entire family to syria including his five year old son on this video the militant shows his boy how to make a bomb they say after a father dies the song should continue the jihad i don't know what al are prepared for me but we have to finish what we started we spoke to russian at the air force intelligence jail next to a military airport in damascus in the cells. to meet all. the prisoners here are mainly charged with by the terrorists spying. this newly built unit can accommodate up to two hundred people and already it's almost full. in the jails backyard an officer tells us not to get too close as the prisoners could be dangerous there are people here from syria yemen iraq jordan egypt and palestine
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but many came from europe as well. algerian with a french passport ammar has spent most of his life in france where he married a french woman and leave a normal life that changed after he was recruited by an islamic group with one kind of ties calling for jihad in syria. or volunteered i went to turkey in a refugee camp there i met a salafi group and i trained with them for about two and a half months and then we illegally crossed the border into syria. or says as a selfie a fundamental muslim he had to get involved. with so much sunni syrian brothers suffering here i saw an al-jazeera arabic another channels the kids are also suffering i took up arms and i was ready to use them but when i came here i didn't see the enemy. in a separate building they show west weapons including handmade bombs and green maids seized from militants these are the instruments of global jihad that chose syria as
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a battlefield to bring foreign fighters and violence this prison may be full but beyond the walls really men with many causes remain free to continue their fight. notion r t damascus syria well maria is one of the few international correspondents on the frontline of the syrian conflict and you can follow her on twitter to keep track of all the developments in the euro. i am. on i. know why has elected a new parliament with a center right coalition winning a landslide victory over the ruling labor party the conservatives will now form a new government along with the anti migration progress party the populist group once had among its members the mass murderer anders breivik who mass massacred seventy seven people in terrorist attacks two years ago no way is just the latest
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state to join a european wide lead to the right r.t.c. caffein off as more. two years ago norway suffered the worst massacre since world war two a brutal assault unleashed against a summer camp for young people claiming seventy seven lives the perpetrator was extreme rightist anders breivik who claimed to have political motivation for his atrocities at his trial he said he wanted to punish the ruling labor party for its liberal immigration policies and to start a so-called conservative revolution he was a member of the progress party in his youth before he lost faith in it and in democracy and adopted the radical and muslim views that underpinned his act of terror into a immigration progress party saw supported crumble in the aftermath of the attack but as norwegians headed to the polls monday for the first parliamentary election since the tragedy the tables appear to have turned and the progress party is poised
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to enter government for the first time the party has since softened its radical image and tried to distance itself from braving it it's campaigned for tougher immigration and asylum policies and wants to reduce the number of immigrants from outside the e.u. in the face of economic uncertainty and voters in some european countries have rallied behind a far right nationalist ideas a few of the parties that have emerged have grown more popular others much less so or not at all well since the financial crisis several e.u. countries including major european economies have seen a substantial rise of populist radical right electoral support let's take a closer look now in one of the biggest economies france after years of electoral decline marine le pen led the country's national front to its best ever results in the election of two thousand and twelve now some have claimed that you know phobia is still one of the country's party's trademarks although she has tried to soften the party's image since the more radical program of the one nine hundred ninety s.
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moving on to austria the freedom party of austria has focused on anti immigration anti islam and euro skeptic issues is even called for a withdrawal from the euro zone. and moving on to the true finns in finland they may share populist rhetoric with other nordic parties its supporters to are opposed to the e.u. and to globe globalism now the party leader hundreds sieved the highest number of personal votes for any candidate in the party has one thousand percent of the seats in parliament well the movement for a better hungry entered parliament for the first time three years ago now the group describes itself as a radically patriotic christian party but it's described in a local pressed as neo fascist and in the far right national alliance brings together a coalition of conservatives ethno nationalists and economic liberals with fourteen seats in the legislature it's the country's fourth largest political party now at the same time some of the countries which do have notable far right parties there
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is a fairly even split between those that have seen an increase in support and those which haven't and as you can see right here support for right wing movements has gone down now in some ways the growth of right wing parties has been cyclical in europe some tend to gain power during economic downturns and fade during periods of growth but with economic stagnation continuing on the continent it remains to be seen what will happen to these political groups who see r t moscow. thanks for being with us this evening we're going to take a quick break now but when we come back a debate on academic freedom a professor as a leading us universities silenced off to criticizing the n.s.a.'s method of the critics. the main competitor girl on the market is mother nature. may customers struggle with turkish. flight for each drop from and those dirty supply.
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i. got out again leading american university johns hopkins has ordered one of its professes to take down a blog post criticizing the national security agency professor of cryptography matthew green voiced his concerns over the methods the agency uses to defeat encryption the official he warded the removal of the post later apologized for the incident after receiving at the russian complaints we spoke to professor grayson who told us what was behind his message. what we learned is that the n.s.a. has a hard time breaking crips and so what they've done is they've actually tried to take the products that that perform and corruption and make them worse make the weaker so that it's easier for them to break that encryption the n.s.a. is is willing to make us security a little bit weaker because remember it's not just you know non-u.s. citizens are using these products it's americans too and they're willing to you
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know in a sense put our credibility on the line our tire industry on the line in order to access the communications of whoever it is they want to listen to we have a big debate ahead of us how much spying i mean there is there's a range anywhere from zero percent spying to one hundred percent spying and i think we have to figure out what the right balance is i think what we're learning is that the american public is not comfortable with what we're learning about that. meanwhile in britain university students are having most of their electronic life monitored and that's causing not have any privacy concerns but also sparking a debate about how to be collected data could actually be used aunties who are smith has the story. remember the film minority report it's the one where tom cruise is the car in the future and uses patents in the day fit to stop crimes before they happen while the fictional feature is now university that analyzing the electronic trail of students how often they use the library won't books they get out even where they pop back cars to create
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a picture of them and how they know and they use the data in different ways the different you need for marketing courses but both say to predict which students are likely to fail or dropouts and here's where it may have been two nineteen eighty-four territory in the dystopia novel any negative thoughts is full cry and every party member had the telly screen in his or her home which the thought police to use to watch them and record anything that resembles an unorthodox the pena nieto in the struggle now look for a university in the midlands says it can picture him doing something frighteningly . similar monitoring students' private e-mails but negative comments on their university experience to see if they're at risk of quitting. students at the london school of economics are not keen on the idea. that it would be an infringement of my integrity it sounds a bit the cia now i think people things that went on i think people are much more
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kind of them. to be more violated i don't think it's right it's a kill that you can say sure you wouldn't do it in denmark where i come from i think people would like that i would mom my e-mails to that money. i mean the private e-mail is sure that she could write to see may's case against her university do you have a good track record for keeping dates are private but the worry here is that there's so much data and of course how it could be used ultimately the information could be used to allocate resources for example if it identifies the type of person most likely to fail universities could stop recruiting those people altogether or not waste money on trying to retain them as students start returning for a new academic year they'd better be aware big brother is watching them now more closely than ever. well if you get a minute to take a look at our website at r.t. dot com we've got plenty more stories on. raising the red final preparations being
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made to write the luxury cruise liner the costa concordia almost two years after it ran aground killing three people find out what it will take to recover the eleven story ship on our website. and it's not the america's national security agency that worries internet giant google but the division of the global network that's what its chairman eric schmidt playing in his latest speech had to come to examine. the web. from world why. i.
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a landmark folk for moscow's mayoral seat has ended with surrogacy began inaugurated for a second as city chief he was sworn into office at a grand ceremony attended by president putin however opposition activists alexina valley is refusing to concede defeat he's filed a lawsuit demanding a recount of the vote claiming the election was rigged never only came in second with almost of the ballots and thousands showed up for a peaceful rally in support of the opposition leader last monday. night some other news from around the world a massive rescue operation is in full swing across the u.s. state of colorado where deadly floods have already killed six people and left hundreds and accounted for thousands have been forced to evacuate from the deluge there is president barack obama has signed a major emergency order for the battered state approving federal disaster aid because astra feed has been branded in the story one hundred year flood with the
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cost of repairs estimated at fifteen times the state's annual budget or downpours is still forecast. in iraq at least fifty three people have been killed in the latest wave of insurgent attacks no one has claimed responsibility for the blast which targeted commercial areas and parking lots in mostly shiite dominated cities across the country it comes less than twenty four hours after a suicide bomber attacked a funeral in northern iraq the country's where the ring its deadliest back to violence in half a decade with more than four thousand deaths since april. in cambodia riot police have fired smoke grenades and water cannon and opposition supporters in the capital phnom penh twenty thousand people took part in a nationwide rally to demand an independent investigation into the results of july's parliamentary election the opposition claims the ballot was spoiled by fraud it comes just a day after the country to king gathered the leaders of a. blocks for the first time in years calling on them to resolve their differences
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in a peaceful way. thousands of gathered in the city of montreal in canada to express their anger against a controversial proposed charter valley's the draft floor is supposed to prohibit public employees from wearing the hijab and other religious clothing in the workplace protest organizers criticized the state premier poornima while calling her plans racist and discriminatory opinion polls however have shown this considerable support for the charter among q bags electorate. with the general election looming in germany small parties are struggling to get the public's attention the political field is dominated by the major groups like the leftist social democrats and angle of course christian democratic union but is peter all over now reports candidates for some smaller parties are making inroads in rural areas as they look to force their way on to the national stage.
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on the campaign trail hoping to strike a chord. and officially with us we convince that we have to get a say at a higher level often we end up having to pay for the big decisions so we want to be part of the process. free voters are a grassroots political organization they are opposed to the major german parties they claim look out for the interests of big business over those votes is we don't have the big money the other parties have for commercials for leaflets etc we mostly paid ourselves the candidates pay it because we cannot raise so much funds. also because we don't tolerate lobbyists and most of their support comes from rural areas where people feel ignored by the bureaucracy in berlin the party has its eye counted on influencing decisions far beyond the very a though they want to see struggling eurozone countries be able to reissue their
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own currencies to help tackle inflation as well as end bailouts of home bankers still as bailout by the state we don't want this any longer we don't want banks to be bailed out by the taxpayer small parties like this one are unlikely to cause too much concern for chancellor angela merkel however three voters are convinced that they can draw support from those who've become disillusioned with the more stop political parties. in big parties this is flow from top to bottom and that with these guys everyone can bring their ideas to the table and each person's opinion counts yeah yeah bring in the interim figure that us the i think small parties that are not spoiled yet are very important we need different points of view out there. about that these small parties are not playing the game if they can get into a coalition me they can have a real influence people. in the two thousand and eight varian state elections free
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voters picked up just over ten percent of the vote this time they're aiming to go further the others they have a lot of money so we have the members and we have the spirit how much that spirit converts into votes we'll find out on september the twenty second when germans go to the polls peter all over r.t. the very. now if you feel like getting some more money coming up some unconventional ways to becoming a billionaire that's in our special report next. david silverman president of american atheists initially had his request for
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a custom license plate with the word atheist on it rejected atheist written with a one as the eye was deemed to be just too offensive after some pressure the new jersey motor vehicles commission caved in allowed the plate this is only logical because it properly spelled atheist point had already been in use i look at this two ways one if you're going to give people the freedom of choice of expression then some people are going to express themselves in an offensive way so if you're terrified of offending people then why not just give everyone a random plate with a random number and no one will be offended at all or two if you really believe in freedom of speech and expression all that then allow drivers to pick whatever they want and be responsible for themselves if someone throws a brick through their car window for having an ultra offensive license plate and if you want to express your so for express something really offensive on your car then you better be prepared for some blowback or at least a few people spitting on your windshield but the show just my opinion.
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